Video/Film , DVD in English

Forbidden Hollywood collection Vol. 1

  • [California] : Turner Entertainment : Distributed by Warner Home Video, ©2006.
  • 2 videodiscs (308 min.) : sound, b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
  • DVD (NTSC region 1); mono.
Also known as
  • Forbidden Hollywood
Credits
  • Disc 1. Baby face: editing, Howard Bretherton ; photography, James Van Trees.
  • Disc 2. Red-headed woman: photography, Harold Rosson ; editing, Blanche Sewell. Waterloo Bridge: cinematographer, Arthur Edeson ; editor, Clarence Kolster, Maurice Pivar ; music, Val Burton.
Performers
  • Cast: Disc 1. Baby face: Barbara Stanwyck, George Brent, Donald Cook, Alphonse Ethier, Henry Kolker, Theresa Harris, Margaret Lindsay.
  • Cast: Disc 2. Red-headed woman: Jean Harlow, Chester Morris, Lewis Stone, Leila Hyams, Una Merkel. Waterloo Bridge: Mae Clarke, Douglass Montgomery, Kent Douglass [Douglass Montgomery], Doris Lloyd, Bette Davis, Enid Bennett.
Subjects
Genre
  • War films.
Series
Summary
  • In the early 1930's, before Hollywood began enforcing a self-imposed Production Code, many films allowed for extraordinary frankness including nudity, adultery and prostitution. In this restored and remastered three-movie collection, three daring young actresses are featured in racy, riveting star vehicles. In this restored and remastered three-movie collection, three daring young actresses are featured in racy, riveting star vehicles. Jean Harlow is a red-headed secretary who hooks the company's married boss, while carrying on with chauffeur Charles Boyer. A young soldier is forced to give up Mae Clarke when his well-to-do family learns she's a prostitute, in Waterloo Bridge. Finally baby-faced Barbara Stanwyck sleeps her way up the corporate ladder in a New York bank, not caring who gets hurt.
Contents
  • Disc one. Baby face [prerelease version] / Warner Bros. Pictures, Inc. & the Vitaphone Corp. present ; directed by Alfred E. Green ; screen play by Gene Markey & Kathryn Scola ; story by Mark Canfield ; [produced by William LeBaron, Raymond Griffith] (1933, 76 min) ; Baby face [original theatrical release] / Warner Bros. Pictures, Inc. & the Vitaphone Corp. present ; directed by Alfred E. Green ; screen play by Gene Markey & Kathryn Scola ; story by Mark Canfield (1933, 72 min)
  • Disc two. Red-headed woman / Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer presents ; directed by Jack Conway ; from the book by Katharine Brush ; screen play by Anita Loos ; [produced by Albert Lewin, Irving Thalberg ; additional writing by F. Scott Fitzgerald] (1932, 79 min.)
  • Waterloo bridge / Carl Laemmle presents ; produced by Carl Laemmle, Jr. ; Universal Pictures Corp. ; from the stage play by Robert E. Sherwood ; adaptation and added dialogue, Benn Levy ; screen play, Tom Reed ; directed by James Whale (1931, 81 min.).
Other information
  • Collective title from container.
  • Originally released as motion pictures between 1931-1933.
  • Red-headed woman from the book by Katharine Brush ; Waterloo Bridge from the stage play by Robert E. Sherwood.
  • Container and disc labels list disc 1 as Red-headed woman and Waterloo Bridge, and disc 2 as Baby face. Films are reversed on actual discs.
  • Some production credits taken from other sources.
  • Special features: new introduction by Robert Osborne ; 'Baby Face' theatrical trailer.
  • Language: English; with optional English, French or Spanish subtitles (original theatrical release Baby face, English only); closed-captioned.
Publisher's number
  • 67964 Warner Home Video
ISBN
  • 1419826387
  • 9781419826382
Identifying numbers
  • OCLC: 76951744
  • OCLC: 76951744